Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicEnglish medium

Topic: English medium

India’s Brahmins, Baniyas gained from English. BJP-RSS want to deny that to Dalits, Adivasis

First Brahmins benefited from the pro-English agitations of Tamil people. Now Amit Shah's agenda is harming Shudra/Dalit/Adivasi global job prospects.

‘Indianising’ education isn’t about Macaulay or ‘saffronisation’. It’s ‘tadka’ vs ‘achar’

The real question about 'Indianisation' of education is if we just want a 'tadka' on a largely colonial education or if we dare take the 'achar' route.

Language mapping, bi-lingual approach — how govt plans to implement teaching in mother tongues

Education ministry releases new document 'SARTHAQ' that provides guidelines on how policy on teaching in mother tongues across the country will be implemented.

NEP allows schools to teach in mother tongue, but parents wonder which language it will be

Even before schools figure out a way to implement the new policy, parents have started questioning it while experts are divided on whether it is a beneficial move or not.

The mother tongue fanatics are keeping India a poor, backward country

The new National Education Policy should have shown the courage to argue for English medium education from primary school onwards.

NEP finally gives regional language its due. I suffered English-medium school snobbery

Growing up in Ambala, I always believed that my Hindi-medium schooling was ‘lesser’. But then I realised this was more to do with social capital than education.

With practical lessons & Rs 12,000 crore, Jagan plans big govt school shift to English medium

Andhra Pradesh will be the first state in India to make English-medium lessons mandatory in schools, according to the state govt.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.